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|Title: ||PSYC 351-01, Advanced Methods in Community Psychology/Program Evaluation, Fall 2006|
|Authors: ||Davis, Anita|
|Date Issued: ||29-Aug-2006|
|Publisher: ||Rhodes College, Memphis TN|
|Series/Report no.: ||Syllabi CRN|
|Abstract: ||Course Description:
In this advanced methods course, students will learn how to conduct research within a community psychology paradigm that stresses empowerment, a strengths versus deficits perspective, and giving back to the community in which one is working. Students will read and present relevant research, collect data within a community setting, analyze data using SPSS, write up findings in an APA-style paper, and present results orally. Prerequisites: Psychology 150, Psychology 200, Psychology 211.
(1) To expose students to the community psychology perspective on how to conduct research in community settings.
(2) To expose students to various aspects of the research process including conducting literature reviews, managing a data set, conducting data analysis, writing up research results in APA format, and disseminating results.
(3) To enhance students verbal skills by giving them the opportunity to make several presentations to peers on their work and additional readings throughout the semester.
(4) To expose students to a research-collaboration model in which they provide critical feedback to their peers on their research over the course of the semester, as well as, receive similar feedback on their own work.|
|Description: ||This syllabus was submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.|
|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Department. Syllabi|
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